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Real Business Broadband

Real Business Broadband is a nationwide campaign shining a light on the uneven distribution of superfast services. It brings together the small and medium-sized businesses currently being underserved and the telecoms companies charged with making services fit for purpose. The campaign will not rest until every British business is able to access the connection it needs – and deserves.

Rural Scottish businesses might need a digital infrastructure boost
Lack of digital infrastructure holding back businesses in rural Scotland
3 ways ultrafast broadband can transform your business
Residential vs commercial connectivity – understanding what you’re getting
15 confusing broadband terms explained
Broadband solutions for a home office
WiFi enabled devices could be compromising your business
Are you one of the millions of broadband customers paying over the odds?
Four million broadband customers are paying more to get less
Tips for using public WiFi safety
Increasing confusion around home broadband basics in advertising
Have you chosen the right provider?
Broadband doctor: Have you really selected the right provider for you?
Changes to broadband speed claims in advertising
Mobile professionals
Some weird and wonderful connectivity habits of mobile professionals
Autumn Budget 2017: £500m pledged to further AI and 5G networks
Business-broadband-compensation
Businesses left out in the cold following Ofcom broadband compensation review
Five factors that just might cure your WiFi struggles at home
Are you using the right collaboration tools?
Business communication and collaboration tools in review
Business mobility means now you can work from anywhere
Business mobility – the right tools for access to work on the go
Ofcom’s attempts to justify Openreach dominance will only hasten network’s decline
There's more than one way to build a stable brand image
Projecting a professional and stable brand image
Almost half of Brits put off working from home by poor telecoms services
Areas chosen by government to trial full-fibre broadband
We have an eCommerce industry to be proud of, but we could be hitting a brick wall
The UK ranks 31st in the world for broadband speed
Get more out of your broadband bundle
Want your broadband bundle working harder? Here are the extras on offer
Become a broadband VIP with top level service
Become a broadband VIP – the easy way to get top level service from your provider
Bad customer service: What broadband and pay-TV companies have in common with airlines
The small business internet approach
A small business internet approach – the differing demands of the business spectrum
Thousands sign up to paint snail shells and clean portaloos in exchange for free WiFi
Ofcom hopes its mobile spectrum auction will prevent you having bufferface in 2020
Most Brits to get 5G coverage by 2027 – Japan intends to have it for 2020 Olympics
Dorset hopes broadband investment will boost business
Broadband doctor: The perils of too many smart devices connecting to your WiFi
Business rates relief for speedy broadband picked up again in Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill
CE-Oh no! Why C-level execs are one of the greatest mobile security risks
Is your business in a fast or slow broadband area? 
VOIP telephony could transform the way you work
Upgrading the old dog and bone: How VoIP telephony is making communication nightmares a thing of the past
KCOM plans to ditch copper telephone wires – but will it actually impact SMEs?
Broadband doctor: The difference between mobile, wireless and satellite broadband
Set your employees free with a flexible lifestyle
A less regimented life: How faster broadband can help you lead a more flexible lifestyle
Give people free WiFi and you give them a reason to stay
Offering free WiFi can make you a big hit – and help you mine big data
Why no political party has a great plan to change the broadband landscape
WiFi benefits that matter most to small and medium enterprises
What to do when your telecoms supplier tells you “sorry, you’re still in contract”
Broadband doctor: Sneaky tricks used in consumer market also apply to business sector
Cyber attacks: Are you sharing trade secrets when you share WiFi?
The importance of upload speed – and why Brits are unsatisfied with it
Rural businesses have challenges to overcome - but it can be done
Meeting the challenges faced by rural businesses through ecommerce
Broadband doctor: When your ethernet connection is stubbornly “limited”
Broadband doctor: A faulty telephone line can disrupt your connection
The UK cities offering better 4G coverage
Make sure you put your company's digital skills to good use
Energising the millennial workforce: How to make the most of digital natives
Brits falling out of love with new-build homes as broadband disappoints
Broadband doctor: A useful tip to surviving an internet outage
Voom Fibre is four times faster
Virgin Media takes on competitors with “four times faster” Voom Fibre service
The best and the worst: How would you define a good broadband provider?
Broadband doctor: The key to selecting a broadband package on a budget
Why Brits complain about the service provided by telecoms providers
Super fast cloud services could help your business
Be one of the contenders – keep up to speed with super fast cloud services
Finding the best broadband deals
SMEs must learn to shop around for the best broadband deals
Broadband doctor: What to look out for when you want to rent office space
BT will be fined £42m for a serious breach of Ofcom’s rules
UK businesses have each had three days of internet downtime in one year
Broadband doctor: Will switching to a different router do the trick?
Can you get fit-for-purpose business telecoms in rural areas?
delivering business video
Delivering business video: The new king of viral content
Broadband quality
British SMEs overwhelmingly unsatisfied with broadband quality and reliability
Broadband doctor: If your FTTC connection is as useful as a dial-up modem, consider switching
Broadband doctor: A masterclass in navigating British internet
Broadband nightmares: If there’s no connection our business grinds to a stop
Experts have their say about the landmark deal separating Openreach from BT
Spring Budget 2017: A juicy £200m for broadband – and plans to dominate mobile technology
Confusion over availability is hampering take-up of superfast broadband
Tech hub
Interested in creating a tech hub? Be prepared to offer fast broadband
The telecoms industry saw the second most complaints in 2016
How to fall in love with WiFi this Valentine’s Day
Poor connectivity can hinder operations and stunt potential growth
Openreach boss admits broadband investment failings
Broadband nightmares: FarrPoint believes investment from small suppliers can spark change
power relations
To achieve our world power ambitions a little broadband connectivity is a must
Broadband nightmares: Unicorn Anaplan talks Northern Powerhouse concerns
Broadband price hike for BT customers – but you can change providers penalty-free beforehand
Five ways to improve your business broadband
UK outpaces rest of world on connection speeds and keeps up with broadband adoption rates
Startup Britain and the tools of the trade
Openreach hails one Bristol business as the leader of its FTTP revolution
Who tops the broadband football league? Not the clubs you expect
Broadband nightmares: Paying extortionate Internet prices just to get a good connection
Apparently WiFi is more important than sex and chocolate
Digital Economy Bill commits for us all to have access to information superhighway
Broadband investment autumn statement
Autumn Statement 2016: £1bn broadband investment to bolster digital infrastructure with 5G and fibre networks
What’s next for business broadband? FSB unveils its thoughts
What the Centre for Digital Innovation believes sets Hull apart from other cities
Companies in rural areas will miss the call of expansion if broadband isn’t made available everywhere
False advertising prompts ASA to force broadband firms to act with honesty and integrity
UK Google Fiber is still only a dream, so we’re potentially stuck with BT’s monopoly for some time to come
Broadband nightmares: UK internet connections have fallen well behind other European cities
Outrageous rural broadband – and the need for protection against BT-style service failure
Leading the charge for better business broadband in the UK
Beware of fibre broadband advertising – Brits are being cheated
Broadband nightmares: The internet company that paid extra for a connection
The tricky slope of modernising Britain’s broadband landscape
The EU is getting serious about broadband, finally – but should we be impressed?
Broadband nightmares: The data centre hoping to eradicate copper connections
What an Internet business can do to deal with slow broadband